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(Permalink) Posted: April 05 2007,13:59   

Atom explains why RM+NS is no better than a tornado in a junkyard:
Darwinism is based on chance, whether Darwinists want to admit it or not.
We get confused because Artifical Selection is a cause, which causes differential reproduction. “Natural Selection” doesn’t cause to differential reproduction; it is the differential reproduction. It doesn’t cause anything further.
Anyway, since NS is not a cause of anything, it cannot take a random process and make it non-random. It cannot do anything, since it is an effect only.

The only difference between artificial and natural selection is the selector.  But somehow artificial selection is a cause, while natural selection is only an effect.  Artificial selection, being a cause, can turn a random algorithm into a non-random algorithm, but natural selection can't do anything.

I'm sold.  Where do I sign up for the next ID rally?

"I wasn't aware that classical physics had established a position on whether intelligent agents exercising free were constrained by 2LOT into increasing entropy." -DaveScot

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